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Trial Master File Specialist

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company
Bethesda, Maryland
Start date
Sep 26, 2022

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Regulatory, Legal/Compliance, Research/Documentation
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

We are currently searching for a Trial Master File Specialist to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage Trial Master File (TMF) activities for all CTP trials. Develop protocol-specific TMF indexes and plans at trial start, collect and file TMF documents throughout the trial, collaborate with TMF CRO support during and after the trial, and ensure QC of final TMF at the end of the trial.
  • Develop processes and SOPs and other documents to support TMF management.
  • Ensure adherence to processes and SOPs specific to documents under their management.
  • Ensure documents are readily available for audits and inspections.
  • Participate in internal or external audits and regulatory authority inspections as needed.
  • Participate in working groups as a subject matter expert on TMF activities/needs and evaluation of TMF storage platforms/tools.
  • Provide guidance and serve as a TMF resource to colleagues. Draft, edit, and review protocols and operations manuals specific to the research projects.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Regulatory Science and Strategy Program Leadership and external collaborators on regulatory-related topics/projects.
  • Review and provide input on various research agreements (interagency agreements, clinical trial agreements, etc.) to ensure the program’s needs are met.
  • Review documents (monitoring reports, audit reports, etc.) to ensure site or CRO compliance with federal regulations, GCP, ICH guidelines and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide guidance on international regulations and requirements for CTP trial activities conducted outside the U.S.


  • Master’s degree; a bachelor’s degree with applicable job experience may be considered. Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, government, or equivalent, including minimum three (3) years of clinical document management system experience, preferably with drugs or biologics products.
  • Experience participating in internal or external audits and regulatory authority inspections preferred.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of GCP, ICH guidelines and, regulatory requirements for clinical research and TMFs.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. The Dovel Family of Companies combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. 

MSC has long supported Federal health organizations like the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and applies deep understanding of missions, goals, and operations to discover and implement innovative approaches for streamlining and disseminating research efforts, enhancing knowledge sharing, and improving public health. 

Together, Dovel and MSC offer a diverse set of complex biomedical, scientific, and technology services, coupled with attentive and purpose-driven program management to serve mission critical organizations and drive meaningful change in the world.


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